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Rue La La sees increased smartphone app engagement with Apple Watch

June 29, 2015

While it is still early days for Apple Watch applications, flash sales retailer Rue La La reports increased engagement with its smartphone app as a result of the watch, promising news for the numerous merchants who quickly jumped onboard with smartwatch offerings.

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27pc of consumers want digital delivery for CPG products: Deloitte

June 26, 2015

New research from Deloitte reveals that 27 percent of consumers are interested in home delivery for recurring purchases ordered through digital platforms, but few are actively exercising these features.

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Millennial dads shop differently than moms on mobile: study

June 22, 2015

Millennial parents are taking to mobile to help shop in-store and retailers need to adjust their strategy to accommodate the new mobile-savvy parent.

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San Francisco retailers capitalize on social media engagement with new app

June 18, 2015

San Francisco retailers such as Ravits Watches and Jewelry and SoMa StrEat Food Park are taking social media from engagement to monetization with a new mobile application that offers deals through social sharing.

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Boxed Wholesale CEO says mobile made brand’s success possible

June 12, 2015

NEW YORK – The CEO of Boxed Wholesale, speaking at the Global Mobile Internet Conference New York 2015, explained that his company would not have succeeded if not for mobile, where shopping behavior is not as rigid as on desktop.

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Sprint capitalizes on interest in celebrities with new shopping app

June 5, 2015

Sprint, Kevin Harrington and Tommy Hilfiger are taking advantage of celebrity-obsessed consumers as partners in a new mobile shopping application that encourages users to shop items celebs are wearing.

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Snapchat invests in Spring to capitalize on social commerce growth

May 27, 2015

Snapchat combines mobile messaging and mobile commerce with its reported recent investment in shopping application Spring, capitalizing on the growing popularity of conversational commerce.

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EBindle and Grainger stay competitive with real-time pricing, push notifications

May 26, 2015

Online retailers eBindle.com and Grainger are among several brands monitoring competitors’ price changes to provide near real-time push notifications to customers of their own adjustments so they can stay competitive in the fast-moving mobile shopping space.

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Q1 2015 mobile site performance benchmark report

May 18, 2015

In first-quarter 2015 retailers actually increased the average byte size of their mobile sites by 9 percent. Not surprisingly, retailers saw a slight uptick in their average mobile Web page load time.

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Walmart, Tango and Alibaba bring conversational commerce to fruition

May 13, 2015

Mobile messaging application Tango is partnering with Walmart and Alibaba Group to move into the mobile message shopping frontier, driving sales in what promises to be a more convenient way for consumers while bringing the idea of conversational commerce to the forefront.

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